Umair Safdar

Regional Director - EMEA

Telephone Number:

+49 (0) 211 5401 3901

Umair joined Pacific in 2004, having spent a year at Dow Chemicals in Germany and Switzerland. With his expertise in European languages and exposure to Lean Six Sigma training during his time at Dow Chemicals, Umair was ideally placed to strengthen our European recruitment activities. 

Leading the formation of Pacific’s DACH division in 2005, with dedicated German language research and account management functions servicing Central Europe, Umair’s ability to assess candidates’ technical and interpersonal skills and understand the deliverables required by our clients has resulted in his placing over 200 Process Improvement and Operational Strategy professionals globally. Umair was also closely involved in Pacific’s being retained by Russia’s largest state bank to build a Strategic Transformation Team, bringing in and overseeing the activities of our Russian language account management staff.
Now Regional Director for EMEA, Umair leads Pacific’s activities from our London offices responsible for a team of 6 full-time consultants and account managers serving many of our long-standing global clients and continuing to develop and grow our business in this dynamic region. 
Outside of work, Umair is a keen golfer and enjoys travelling Europe with his wife. Umair graduated from the University of Manchester with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.  

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